Sugar Hill, GA


Highest Appreciating Sugar Hill Neighborhoods Since 2000

Sugar Hill, GA Real Estate Data

Sugar Hill Housing Market Information

With 21,747 people, 6,491 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $267,991, Sugar Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Sugar Hill home values aren't among America's most expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Sugar Hill, accounting for 82.54% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Sugar Hill include row houses and other attached homes ( 7.90%), mobile homes or trailers ( 6.55%), and a few large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 1.63%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Sugar Hill. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 82.77% of Sugar Hill's homes, and 74.08% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Sugar Hill built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Sugar Hill built between 2000 and later ( 38.65%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 7.86%). There's also some housing in Sugar Hill built before 1939 ( 1.30%).

Sugar Hill Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Sugar Hill have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 8.61%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Sugar Hill house appreciation rate of 0.83%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Sugar Hill that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Sugar Hill real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Sugar Hill appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 7.21%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 86.32% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Sugar Hill. Sugar Hill appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.99%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 12.51%.

Importantly, this makes Sugar Hill one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Georgia, our data show that Sugar Hill's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Georgia.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,356,000 0.1
$1,017,001 - $1,356,000 1.1
$678,001 - $1,017,000 3.3
$542,001 - $678,000 3.8
$407,001 - $542,000 8.4
$271,001 - $407,000 26.3
$135,001 - $271,000 47.8
$68,001 - $135,000 5.4
$0 - $68,000 3.7

Very High for GA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
20.5188264917726 5.91966173361522

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,743 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 82.77
Renters 17.23
Vacant 6.42

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 38.7
1970 - 1999 52.2
1940 - 1969 7.9
1939 or Older 1.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.5
Townhomes 7.9
Small Apt. Buildings 1.4
Apt. Complexes 1.6
Mobile Homes 6.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.50
1 Bedroom 1.37
2 Bedrooms 10.47
3 Bedrooms 45.83
4 Bedrooms 28.24
5 or more bedrooms 13.58

Sugar Hill Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q2 - 2016 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2015 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2014 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2011 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2006 Q4 - 2016 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2016 Q3
33.02% 1.69% 8 4
* 10 is highest